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I want to lose weight fast. Im 5 foot 9. I weight 185 and I want to drop down to 160. What is the fastest to do so safety?

I want to lose weight fast. Im 5 foot 9. I weight 185 and I want to drop down to 160. What is the fastest to do so safety?

Diet Exercise: There is the starvation diet where you need 2000 calories lower your intake to 500 calories, drink plenty of water, walk or exercise more than usual to burn body fat already stored in the body, more fruits and veggies.You are not that overweight, you can reduce x few months. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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What can I do to lose weight after i had foot surgery?

What can I do to lose weight after i had foot surgery?

Weight loss: Eat a diet low in carbohydrates and high in protein and healthy fats. As soon as you are able, begin an exercise program. Eating 6 very small meals instead of 3 large ones also assists in weight loss. ...Read more

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How can you lose weight with broken foot?

How can you lose weight with broken foot?

Weight loss: Unfortunately, most cardiovascular exercise involved the use of the foot and many patients who are placed in a cast and to gain a little awake. Diet is the most important thing to help lose weight since exercise is difficult. I usually recommend patients performed muscle training exercises that do not use the foot or leg and concentrate on core body exercises. ...Read more

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What are some ways to lose weight with a broken foot?

What are some ways to lose weight with a broken foot?

Depends: In some instances and some fractures, a patient may be allowed to participate in upper body work outs and possibly water based therapy. This is all dependent on fracture site and current treatment. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you lose weight while in a foot cast?

Eat less : Being in a cast in an indication that your doctor doesn't want you working out. The doctor is trying to protect your surgical sight. My recommendation is to eat fewer carbohydrates and if you work out, work out your upper body. Remember if you get to sweating, that cast is going to absorb the odor and that can be an irritant given enough time. Your weight gain is also only temporary. ...Read more

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I am 5 foot tall and 160 pound woman I keep trying to lose weight no success how can I lose it especially my belly thanks brandy?

I am 5 foot tall and 160 pound woman I keep trying to lose weight no success how can I lose it especially my belly thanks brandy?

Eat less be active: Eat less and be more active. You need to know what your intake of calories are since calories in and calories out does matter. I recommend a visit to a dietician for a full evaluation of your eating habits. Both what you eat and how much you eat as well as a more active lifestyle are important factors that need to be addressed. Best of health to you ...Read more

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I am a 50 year old male and recently started walking to lose weight. During my walk my right foot at the ball just behind the toes starts to hurt. No?

I am a 50 year old male and recently started walking to lose weight. During my walk my right foot at the ball just behind the toes starts to hurt.  No?

Stress fracture: Sometimes when you start an exercise program such as walking or running, there's a chance of developing a stress fracture. This needs to be evaluated by a podiatrist with x-rays and careful examination. ...Read more

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I would love to lose weight but I have a very painful spur on my right foot and also have asthma and pcos any suggestions?

I would love to lose weight but I have a very painful spur on my right foot and also have asthma and pcos any suggestions?

Diet and exercise: These are the tried and true steps to weight loss. Pain from your bone spur should improve as you drop pounds. Adequately controlled asthma should not preclude your from exercising either. If you become too short of breath to continue exercising then your asthma may not be adequately controlled or you may have a component of exercise-induced asthma. ...Read more

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